The secret to reducing pain and lowering stress just might be keeping fresh plants in your environment. A recent study showed that having flowers in your office or your home can have some seriously positive effects on your health.
The American Society for Horticulture Science performed a research evaluating if plants have therapeutic influences on surgical patients, and the results were shocking. According to the study, those exposed to flowers had lower blood pressure and heart rate, lower ratings of pain, anxiety, and fatigue, and more positive feelings.
Flowers not only have the power of improving our mood when we are feeling down, but they also have many other benefits such as helping us with our tolerance for pain, getting a proper night of sleep, boosting our memory and creativity and even improving our attention span.
Another recent scientific study conducted at Texas A&M University found that nature can also hold the secret to success in the workplace.
The research demonstrates that workers’ idea generation, creative performance and problem-solving skills improve substantially in offices that include flowers and plants.
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